3000 Posts - Free Reality Check for You!

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The world is divided up into two groups:
  • Those who divide the world up into two groups
  • Those that don't
Just kidding.

Those of you that know me know enough to carefully peruse what I have to say - otherwise, you'll miss some really good zingers! However, you shouldn't have to worry about me telling you a bunch of crap, disguised as Eternal Wisdom or Absolute Truth. If I descend into such stuff, feel free to sling brickbats.

After hanging around here for nearly two years, many things in my life have changed. My original goals of becoming self-employed and working from home have been realized. Through ghostwriting for people in the "make money online" niche, I've learned a ton about making money online.

Sadly, I've also learned that most of you won't reach your goals - because you NEVER SET THEM in the first place. Of the small percentage that did, few of you will hit the income levels you want to achieve.

That's because you failed to examine the wallets and purses of your buyers. You may know the profile of your Ideal Buyer, but you didn't think to look at how much money that idealized person has to spend.

Market research is the very first step you need to take before you mount a sales campaign. So, why don't more of you consider getting people with a lot of money as your target market? It's because you didn't think about it that way.

Think about it that way! Grab the attached short bonus report that I put together last year on targeting the wealthiest buyers. No opt in, no recurring payments, no aff links - just my take on dealing with customers who have lots of money and tend not to be serial refunders.

What would that be worth to you?


Vince Runza
#market research #profitability #reality #success #successful business #target market
  • Profile picture of the author KarlWarren
    Originally Posted by Vince Runza Online View Post

    The world is divided up into two groups:
    • Those who divide the world up into two groups
    • Those that don't
    I LOVE THAT!!!

    Haven't even read the rest of your post yet - laughing too hard.
    eCoverNinja - Sales Page Graphics & Layout Specialist
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    • Profile picture of the author Tuzic

      thanks for your post its fantastic, & i hear what u say.
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      • Profile picture of the author Flyingpig7
        Hello Vince,

        Congratulations on coming this far it's a feat worth celebrating.
        Thanks for the ebook all I can say is Wow that's powerful stuff I find that a great motivational read think everyone should read it.

        Well I loved it.

        Have a great day

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        • Profile picture of the author Steven Wagenheim
          Another straight talker from PA. Why am I not surprised?

          Vince, congrats on 3000 and thanks for such a great post.
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          • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
            Congrats on reaching 3,000 posts, and thanks for using the milestone to make such an important point.

            One of the businesses I was involved with in the past was brilliant - genius product, slick marketing, excellent technology behind it. The only problem was the founder had a vision of eliminating poverty, and targeted his product at people with no money and high debts. Turned out to be a deadly combination, at least commercially...

            Keep on going, Vince, you're one of the folks I look forward to reading...
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  • Profile picture of the author John Taylor

    Congrats on making it to 3,000 posts. BUT, more
    importantly, congrats for demonstrating that, with
    the right approach, hard work and determination,
    it is possible to build a sustainable online business.

    John's Internet Marketing News, Views & Reviews: John Taylor Online
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  • Profile picture of the author JordanFrancis
    Hey, thanks so much for the report.

    Will read it later.

    I recently set my own initial financial goal, based on exactly what we need to live, including a decent debt repayment plan. I gotta say, it really helped me to focus in on what I am doing.

    Just got to finalise the steps I need to take in order to reach said goal...
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  • Profile picture of the author Muhammad Jalloh

    Bravo on reaching the 3,000 post count.

    And thank you for the report. It's opened my eyes to something-some business reality.

    All the best.

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  • Thanks to everyone who responded so far. As for the rest of you, who grabbed the freebie and didn't respond, don't be shy! Speak up -- I can't hear you...
    "The will to prepare to win is more important than the will to win." -- misquoting Coach Vince Lombardi
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  • Profile picture of the author mmurtha
    Hey Vince,

    Congrats on both accounts (post count and obtaining your goal)!

    Good post btw. It's truthful, and right to the point!


    P.S. Lol I missed the freebie until you mentioned it.

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    • Originally Posted by mmurtha View Post

      P.S. Lol I missed the freebie until you mentioned it.

      You're welcome -- and I edited the post so others won't miss it, too!
      "The will to prepare to win is more important than the will to win." -- misquoting Coach Vince Lombardi
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  • Profile picture of the author Elmer Hurlstone
    Thank you. Congrats!

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  • Profile picture of the author Jeannie Crabtree
    Vince, I have your ebook, but misplaced it on my computer. It was an excellent read. I will read it again.

    I have been reminding myself more so lately - It takes the same amount of time and effort to target and sell to the people who have money as those who don't have it or won't spend it.

    Jeannie Crabtree
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  • Profile picture of the author Diana Lane
    'The world is divided up into two groups...' Yup, I laughed too. The report was no laughing matter, though, and very much deserves to be taken seriously. It's clearly written by someone who understands either side of 'broke', and knows the way to wealthy. I'd urge anyone who hasn't done so yet to download it and to give it a read, and then I'd urge them to read it again.

    Thank you for giving me urges, Vince. It's been a while

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  • Profile picture of the author Colin Evans
    Thanks Vince,

    It was a thought provoking read... Building a new self image gets amazing results.

    Sig not working today - too hung over...

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